Author: Emma Belivanis

Winter Blog

What a lovely Christmas and New Year at Top Riley. Many wonderful guests enjoying the peace and quiet and having a great time with each cottage decorated for Christmas. We had so many lovely comments and saw in the new year with excitement of what is ahead of us. We have started off as we […]

Moving Forward

So we think we are finding our feet, settling down and moving forward. Our hopes and dreams were to develop what we already have at Top Riley. To share the joy of what being here brings. To allow more people to experience the complete relaxation and peacefulness of our little spot of heaven. So the […]


Why a hot tub?

The First Year

We moved into Top Riley on June 30th 2021 and what a year we have had. This has been the transitional period where I have slowly adjusted to this new way of life. Don’t get me wrong we are so lucky and this place is magical. However, I was a teacher for 20 years and […]

Eyam Museum

20 minute walk into the village, opposite the playing fields

Eyam Museum aims to open Tuesday to Sunday from 10:00 with last admission at 15:15. The museum closes at 16:00. It is advisable to pre book tickets on the website. The museum will give you a real insight into the history of Eyam and the details of the plague through detailed local accounts of how it spread, who died and who survived.